“Please Stop Your Lies, Bobi Wine’s Ghetto TV Journalist Wasn’t Shot”– Enanga

“Please Stop Your Lies, Bobi Wine’s Ghetto TV Journalist Wasn’t Shot”– Enanga

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By Frank Kamuntu

Kampala: Police has rubbished claims that Ghetto Media journalist Ashraf Kasirye was shot in the head in Masaka on Sunday morning.

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“This morning our task team in Greater Masaka had violent confrontations with the National Unity Platform candidate [Robert Kyagulanyi] and his supporters at a check point in Kyabakuza after they defied the route plan agreed upon to Kyotera District.

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“Tear gas was used to quell the violence and journalists were regrettably caught up during the process of dispersing the violent group. Notably among them was a Ghetto TV crew member identified as Ashraf Kasirye, who sustained blunt force injuries above the left eye allegedly from a canister,” Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said.

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Earlier reports had indicated that Kasirye who was seen in a video clip involved in a scuffle with Police officers had been shot in the head before being rushed to Masaka Referral Hospital.

Bobi Wine would later suspend his campaigns over the same incident which he criticized heavily.

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“The victim [Kasirye] was rushed to Masaka Referral Hospital for medical attention. He remains stable but in serious condition and on transfer to Kampala for better management,” Enanga adds.

“Our Media crimes department has taken interest in the matter and opened a casefile to investigate the circumstances. We do appreciate the critical role journalists play while covering the campaigns and pledge better protection cover so as to remain safe while documenting violent confrontations.”

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He added, “We call upon anyone with digital evidence regarding the disturbing incident to share it with our task team of investigators from CID headquarters.”

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